Board Minutes August 10 2015

 

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular                    North Bend Central Media Center                          7:30 P.M.                                                 August 10, 2015
Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                       Time                                                            Date
    
        PRESENT    ABSENT
President.......................    Dan Wesely
Vice Pres.......................    Jeff Bauer        
Secretary.......................    Jeff Peters    
Treasurer.......................    Francis Emanuel       
Member.........................    Gary Vyhlidal    
Member.........................     Chris Armstrong            
Superintendent...............    Dan Endorf
Recording Secretary…..    Connie Nelson    
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1.    A.   CALL TO ORDER - President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.   

    B.  ROLL CALL:  Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Gary Vyhlidal, and Chris Armstrong
        
    C.  EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

D.  ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT:  President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

2.    REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

A.    PUBLICATION NOTICE:  Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the August 5, 2015 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

B.    Changes to the agenda:   none  

C.    Notes regarding agenda:  none

D.            Closed session: Future Land Use Planning

3.    RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

4.    BUSINESS ITEMS:

    A.    APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the July 15 and July 21, 2015 Board Meetings.    President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.  

    B.    APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Armstrong), second (Vyhlidal) to approve the August bills as follows: General Fund - $161,321.32; Payroll Fund - $423,282.35; General Reimbursement Fund - $703.20; Depreciation Fund - $51,757.00; Bond Fund (Original) - $160,924.44.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

    C.      SECOND READ OF BOARD POLICIES:  Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to approve the following 2015-16 Board Policy revisions and additions as presented, with changes as presented to Board Policy 5237 (Surveillance Cameras):  Board Policy 1310 (Minutes); Board Policy 2205 (Discrimination);  Board Policy 2210 (Discrimination);  Board Policy 2211 (Discrimination);  Board Policy 2211E (Discrimination);  Board Policy 2300 (Assessments);  Board Policy 2315 (Special Education);  Board Policy 3120 (Homeless Students);  Board Policy 3374 (Pediatric Cancer);  Board Policy 4409 (Discrimination);  Board Policy 5106 (Records);  Board Policy 5120 (Construction);  Board Policy 5120R (Construction);  Board Policy 5220 (Construction);  Board Policy 5235 (Emergency Protocol); and Board Policy 5237 (Surveillance Cameras).  Motion Carried 6-0.

5.    REPORTS:

    A.      2015-16 DISTRICT ENROLLMENT REPORT:  Dr. Endorf informed the Board that there are 591 students in grades K-12 enrolled for the 2015-16 school year, with 34 students enrolled in Pre-School.  There will be 127 students who will option in and 26 students who will option out of the District.

     B.      SCHOOL OPENING REPORT:  Brenda Petersen stated that there will be a registration day for returning MS and HS students on August 12th in which students will be able to receive their schedules and locker assignments.  There will be a ‘Back To School Ice Cream Social’ for 6th graders and new secondary-level students on August 13th.  Elementary Principal Tessie Beaver said there is an Open House on August 17th at the Elementary.  All students K-12 will begin school on August 18th.    

    C.    SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT REPORT:  Infinite Campus training will be conducted with various staff at the middle/high school and elementary for three consecutive days in August.  Administration, teachers, counselors, and support staff will be trained on Infinite Campus topics including scheduling, coding, ad hoc reporting, and the new grading process.  Marzano training will begin with teaching staff, paras and administration at an in-service day at Camp Moses Merrill on Friday, August 14th.    

    D.    LONG-TERM PLANNING REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed the long-term strategic planning update and timeframe regarding Technology, Facilities, Marzano, and Career-Based Education.  Brenda Petersen spoke about a Career-Based Education Grant received by the District and a consortium with ESU #2 and other schools in the area to create a long-term career-based program.

    E.    LANDSCAPING REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed the plan for landscaping that needs to be done at the middle/high school to help with drainage and other issues that will commence this fall.

6.    PERSONNEL (Executive Session May Be Called.)

    A.    CONSIDERATION TO HIRE CLASSIFIED STAFF:  Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to hire Kristy Voss as a para at the Middle School, Jane Mehaffey as a para at the Elementary, and Amanda Vyhlidal as a cook at the Elementary.  Motion Carried 6-0.

    B.    NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE:  Negotiations for the 2016-17 school year will begin in the near future.

7.    MISCELLANEOUS:

    A.    FUTURE LAND USE PLANNING:    Motion (Armstrong), second (Emanuel) to enter into Executive Session at 9:20 p.m. to discuss Future Land Use Planning.  Motion Carried 6-0. President Wesely declared the meeting back in Open Session at 10:02 p.m.  

8.    REMINDERS AND DATES:      
    
    A.    NASB FALL MEMBERSHIP MEETING:  Dr. Endorf reported to the Board that the NASB Fall Membership meeting will be held in Fremont on Oct. 14th.

    B.    NASB STATE CONFERENCE:  Dr. Endorf reminded the group that the annual state conference will occur on November 18 – 20 in Omaha.

    C.    NEXT BOARD MEETING:  The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, August 24, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
 
    ADJOURNMENT:  Motion (Vyhlidal), second (Wesely) to adjourn the meeting at  10:17 p.m.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

            Respectfully submitted,



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            Dan Wesely, President


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            Jeff Peters, Secretary